Pay the price for not pre-ordering

Are you hoping to get a PlayStation 4 before Christmas? The consoles are becoming scarcer than fairy dust, but UK retailer Zavvi has the system in stock right now – assuming that you’re willing to pay a premium for the privilege of spending your holidays with the Helghast. Available for the paltry sum of £719.99, you’ll be able to score a Killzone: Shadow Fall hardware bundle, an additional DualShock 4 controller, copies of Just Dance 2014 and NBA Live 14, a £25 PlayStation Network voucher, and a 3G compatible PlayStation Vita.

Assuming that you want all of the extras, it’s not a terrible deal. Purchased individually, this little lot would set you back around £750, so there’s definitely a saving here. However, it’s a huge chunk of change to drop in one go – and it’s clear that the online store’s holding consumers at ransom given the demand surrounding the next generation console. Are you willing to stump up such an extortionate sum in order to secure a system this Christmas, or are you happy to wait until the New Year? Dust down your wallet and try to smile in the comments section below.

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